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Recent decades have witnessed great changes in norms and values related to tourism activity, such as increasing international orientation, more attention to individual health and welfare and increased interest in environmental problems. These changes in attitudes have not been identified to a great ...

Author(s)
Steen, A.
Citation
Problemy Turystyki, 1988, 11, 4, pp 35-48
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The purpose of this study is to analyse the reasons behind the establishment and the discontinuation of the Nordic Games. It examines the relationship between the Nordic Games and the Olympic Games. In 1901 the first Nordic Games were organized in Stockholm, Sweden, and a total of eight games were...

Author(s)
Yttergren, L.
Citation
International Journal of the History of Sport, 1994, 11, 3, pp 495-505
Abstract

At football's 1992 European Championship Finals in Sweden, the 5000 Scottish fans ('The Tartan Army') attending, won the UEFA 'Fair Play' award for their friendly and sporting conduct. The award appears to be the culmination of a major 'change' in the international identity of the Scottish...

Author(s)
Giulianotti, R.
Citation
International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 1995, 30, 2, pp 191-224
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The movement of Nordic/Scandinavian players into English professional soccer is discussed. The frequency and form of this sport labour migration is mapped out from season 1946-7 to the present. The presence of these migrants has increased considerably since the 1990s. Interview and questionnaire...

Author(s)
Stead, D.; Maguire, J.
Citation
Journal of Sport and Social Issues, 2000, 24, 1, pp 36-60
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This paper suggests that the investigation of tourism-induced seasonal retirement migration can shed new light on issues of anti-tourism, social distinction, and authenticity. Interviews conducted with 46 Swedish retirees, spending their summers in Sweden and their winters in Spain, showed that...

Author(s)
Gustafson, P.
Publisher
Pergamon Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Annals of Tourism Research, 2002, 29, 4, pp 899-918
Abstract

Studies of gay tourists predominantly focus on gay men. On the basis of an exploratory qualitative study, this article offers knowledge on lesbian tourists and how they differ from more traditional conceptions of gay tourists. Although a very heterogeneous group, the lesbian tourists partaking in...

Author(s)
Therkelsen, A.; Blichfeldt, B. S.; Chor, J.; Ballegaard, N.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Vacation Marketing, 2013, 19, 4, pp 317-327
Abstract

Residential tourism involves the use of accommodation, whether rented, owned or belonging to friends and family members, as a place to stay at a tourist destination, with a potential impact on behaviour and/or on activities undertaken during the stay. This article focuses on the level of in-resort...

Author(s)
Pérez Aranda, J. R.; Alarcón Urbistondo, P.; González Robles, E. M.
Publisher
Universidad de Málaga, Malaga, Spain
Citation
TURyDES: Revista Turismo y Desarrollo local, 2014, 7, 17, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Tourism has been critiqued as an environmentally destructive industry on account of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with tourist mobility. From a policy perspective, current and projected growth in aviation is fundamentally incompatible with radical emissions reduction and decarbonisation...

Author(s)
Higham, J.; Cohen, S. A.; Cavaliere, C. T.; Reis, A.; Finkler, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 111, Part B, pp 336-347

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